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by Stephen West
This textured hat features large triangles with simple knits and purls. The brim of the hat features a folded hem for double-thick warm layers. Choose DK or worsted weight yarns for this project in a single color or use a contrast color for the inside layer of the brim. The instructions are simple and easy to follow, making this pattern suitable for beginners.
Finished Measurements: 19″ / 48cm circumference, 10.5″ / 27cm from bottom of brim to top of hat. Shown on a 22.5″ / 57cm circumference head. Measurements taken after blocking.
Yarn: DK or worsted weight
Yardage: Approximately 220yds / 201m total
If you are knitting a hat with a contrast color brim lining, then the inside layer of the brim requires approximately 65yds / 59m and the rest of the hat with the main color requires 155yds / 142m. If you want to knit the entire hat with just one color, then you will need about 220yds / 201m total.
Shown in: La Bien Aimée Corrie Worsted (75% Falkland Corriedale, 25% Gotland; 250yds / 230m per 100g skein)
MC - Rust
CC - Kitsune
MC - French Grey
CC - Payne’s Grey
Needles: US 5 / 3.75mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or 1 size smaller than main needle
US 6 / 4mm circular in 40″ / 100cm length or size needed to obtain gauge
Magic loop method is used for knitting in the round.
Notions: 1 stitch marker, tapestry needle
Gauge: 20 sts & 30 rows = 4″ / 10cm in pattern after blocking with larger needles (US 6 / 4mm recommended)
Color Note: The MC is visible on the outside of the hat. The CC forms the lining of the brim and it peeks through at the base of the brim when you wear the hat.